Nova Scotia Fishing Industry Remained Resilient Through 2022
In a year of rising costs, supply chain interruptions, weaker export markets and cataclysmic weather, Steve Craig remained positive about the resilience of his province’s fishing sector in 2022.
“The economic impact of the sector continues to be high in Nova Scotia. We had it valued at about $2.8 billion,” said Craig, N.S. Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture.
“And then, of course, the innovations. You take a look at the things that are being done around traps, looking at ghost ...
N.S. Aquaculture Regulations Under Review
The Nova Scotia Aquaculture Regulatory Advisory Committee is expected to make recommendations to Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Steve Craig before the end of the year following a review and consultation process of the province’s aquaculture regulations.
The review was a recommendation of the original Doelle/Lahey independent report, A New Regulatory Framework for Low-Impact/High-Value Aquaculture in Nova Scotia (2014), and is part of the Terms of Reference for the Nova Scotia Aquacul...
New Minister at Nova Scotia’s Fisheries Helm
It’s been six months since Nova Scotia MLA Steve Craig took on the Fisheries and Aquaculture portfolio.
“My entry into the world of Nova Scotia’s seafood industry has come at a very interesting time, a time of challenge and opportunity,” said Craig.
“And I am excited about it. I became minister in August and immediately toured multiple processor sites and aquaculture operations around the province, meeting many of the hard-working industry members who help keep the polish on our ...